Deion Jones started off his football career when he attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. The New Orleans native was a three-year starter at middle linebacker during his high school career.
During his senior year, he led Jesuit to the LHSAA Class 5A quarterfinals, where they ultimately fell to Carencro. He recorded 179 tackles, eight sacks, and three interceptions.
Jones, a three-star recruit, was listed as the No. 31 outside linebacker prospect in the class of 2012 by Rivals.com.
Jones, who was recruited by Corey Raymond, first committed to Nebraska in August 2011, but later switched to Louisiana State after receiving a late offer in December 2011.
Jones joined LSU and played for the fighting Tigers in 2012. He spent his first three years at LSU as a backup for head coach Les Miles.
During that time, he participated in 39 games but only started one of them. In his first season in 2012, he racked up a total of 23 tackles (three tackles-for-loss). He made 15 tackles (including one for a loss) as a sophomore in 2013.
Who Drafted Deion Jones?
Deion Jones was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round with the 52nd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He spent a total of seven seasons with the team until he was traded to the Browns.
What Is Deion Jones Position
Deion Jones plays as a linebacker and is currently with the Atlanta Falcons